Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
breed, care for, shepherd, feed, pasture
Kun:
まき
On:
ボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1360 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 牧 【ボク】 regional governor in ancient China
  • 牧師 【ボクシ】 pastor, minister, clergyman, reverend
  • 遊牧 【ユウボク】 nomadism
  • 移牧 【イボク】 transhumance, moving stock between pastures according to season

Kun reading compounds

  • 牧 【まき】 pasture, grazing land
  • 牧場 【ぼくじょう】 farm (livestock), stock farm, ranch, station, pasture, meadow, grazing land

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 まい、 もく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • pastorear
  • pastar
  • pasto

Portuguese

  • raça
  • importar-se
  • guiar
  • alimentar
  • pastoreio

French

  • élevage
  • soigner
  • berger
  • nourrir
  • pâturage
720 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
614 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
586 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
799 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1520 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
610 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
744 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1273 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1291 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1083 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
776 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
335 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19950 Morohashi
873 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3537 New Nelson (John Haig)
329 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
351 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
517 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2466 2001 Kanji
4g4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2854.0 Four corner code
1-43-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7267 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
Kun:
くさくさ--ぐさ
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
967 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 草 【ソウ】 draft, rough copy, highly cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), grass style
  • 草案 【ソウアン】 draft (for a speech, bill, etc.)
  • 除草 【ジョソウ】 weeding
  • 起草 【キソウ】 drafting (e.g. a bill), drawing up

Kun reading compounds

  • 草 【くさ】 grass, weed, herb, thatch, ninja, not genuine, substandard, LOL, haha
  • 草刈り 【くさかり】 mowing, mower
  • 水草 【みずくさ】 water plant, aquatic plant, waterweed, hydrophyte
  • 若草 【わかくさ】 green grass, young (fresh) grass

Readings

Japanese names:
そ、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cao3
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • hierba
  • planta

Portuguese

  • grama
  • erva daninha
  • ervas
  • pasto
  • escrever
  • esboçar

French

  • herbe
  • mauvaise herbe
  • plantes
  • pâturage
  • écrire
  • ébauche
106 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
162 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
705 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3939 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
934 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
249 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
567 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
652 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2813 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30945P Morohashi
2263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5032 New Nelson (John Haig)
224 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
238 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
77 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
4440.6 Four corner code
1-33-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8349 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
fertilizer, get fat, fertile, manure, pamper
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1469 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 肥満 【ヒマン】 corpulence, fatness, obesity
  • 肥大 【ヒダイ】 swelling, enlargement, becoming fat, hypertrophy
  • 堆肥 【タイヒ】 compost, manure
  • 追肥 【ツイヒ】 (adding) extra fertilizer or manure (fertiliser)

Kun reading compounds

  • 肥える 【こえる】 to grow fat, to gain weight, to put on weight, to grow fertile, to be refined (palate), to be discerning (eye, ear), to become rich, to become successful
  • 肥 【こえ】 manure, night soil, dung, fertiliser, fertilizer
  • 肥える 【こえる】 to grow fat, to gain weight, to put on weight, to grow fertile, to be refined (palate), to be discerning (eye, ear), to become rich, to become successful
  • 肥やす 【こやす】 to fertilize, to fertilise, to manure, to enrich
  • 肥やし 【こやし】 manure, night soil, dung, fertiliser, fertilizer, something that will help one develop in the future
  • 肥やし桶 【こやしおけ】 night soil pail
  • 太る 【ふとる】 to put on weight, to gain weight, to grow fat, to get stout

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 こい、 ひえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fei2
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • engordar
  • fertilizar
  • abonar
  • abono
  • fertilizante
  • enriquecer

Portuguese

  • fertilizar
  • engordar
  • fértil
  • estrume
  • mimar

French

  • engrais
  • grossir
  • fertile
  • fumier
  • choyer
699 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
793 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
772 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1398 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3740 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
724 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1668 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
617 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1723 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1841 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1024 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1091 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
592 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1772 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29290 Morohashi
879 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4774 New Nelson (John Haig)
1756 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1893 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
692 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3956 2001 Kanji
4b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
7721.7 Four corner code
1-40-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80a5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
bring up, grow up, raise, rear
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 育児 【イクジ】 childcare, child-rearing, nursing, upbringing
  • 育英 【イクエイ】 education of gifted young people, providing financial support to gifted students, education
  • 性教育 【セイキョウイク】 sex education
  • 社会教育 【シャカイキョウイク】 social education

Kun reading compounds

  • 育つ 【そだつ】 to be raised (e.g. child), to be brought up, to grow (up)
  • 育ち 【そだち】 growth, breeding, growing up (in, as), upbringing
  • 育ち盛り 【そだちざかり】 growth period (in children)
  • 育てる 【そだてる】 to raise, to rear, to bring up, to train, to teach, to educate, to promote the growth of, to nurture, to foster, to develop
  • 育む 【はぐくむ】 to raise, to bring up, to rear, to cultivate, to foster, to nurture

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu4
Korean:
yug

Spanish

  • educar
  • criar
  • ser educado
  • crecer

Portuguese

  • educar
  • crescer
  • levantar
  • elevar

French

  • élever
  • grandir
347 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
247 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
227 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
250 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
296 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
487 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
843 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
958 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
246 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
246 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
879 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1013 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2544 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
766 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29318 Morohashi
2050 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4773 New Nelson (John Haig)
759 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
821 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
259 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
292 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
446 2001 Kanji
2j6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-16-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80b2 Unicode hex code